Submissions: Crowdsourced Exhibit, Street Art Worldwide
What's the best piece of street art where you live? We put that question out to our community a few weeks ago, along with a request for photos. Here are the
"This is a mural made by the people of a small town named Tepoztlan. The entire piece is made of grains like rice, different types of beans, colorines, lentils, and so on. This mural changes after a few months and a new mural is made according to
"This mix of culture and art fits perfectly in Thai Town and welcomes everyone there."
My Name: Phillip Chardon Where I found the artwork: Corner of Hollywood and Wilton in Hollywood, Cali
"I found this little door outside Paradiso in Amsterdam Netherlands. 'Helvetica Empire' and the word 'Raumnomicon' are written on the little door."
My Name: Peter Leeuwerink Where I found
"This mural features a submarine with chickens in it being captured by an octopus. The street art at this stairway changes over time and enhances the natural environment in this area of Los Angeles."
My name: Patty Ju
"Sonni has playfully painted the two-level abandoned building, including fallen pieces. This keeps the structure from being vandalized by graffiti writers. The familiar aesthetic of a boom box allows the community to identify with the art."<
"The sublime experssion of reparing the city with toy, LEGO bricks. It turns the impression of the city upside down."
My Name: Nicolai Juhler Where I found the artwork: Aarhus, Denmark
"Flies have spent too many years wandering around the streets and living in the gutter. It is now time that they get their own homes where they can refine and disseminate their culture."
My name: Nicolai Juhler
"This is another anonymous work of someone I've named the 'Monterey Stencil Bandit.' I don't know who it is but this is one of several stencil works I've found around the Monterey Peninsula that appears to be created by the sa
"Art humanizes public spaces and gives them an identity. This piece from me signifies hope, optimism, compassion, love. Whenever I see it. It lifts my spirits."
My name: Maura Framrose Where I found the
"A very striking piece that can be found on one of the main pedestrian thoroughfares of Central Bogota."
My name: Mark R. Tepsich
Where I found the artwork: Bogota, Colombia
"On a recent hike, I found this poster plastered to a sign on an island in the middle of the James River in Richmond, Virginia. Is he frowning, or is that an awesome mustache? Either way, the piercing gaze of this mysterious stranger caught my ey
"In a world where so many people are hoping for a better tomorrow and looking for answers for how to get there, it's simple: you have to carry it with you—like animal crackers."
My name: Jessica Tran
"Tucked away in the Mission district of San Francisco lies this piece of ever-changing art. Every time I walk by, a different artist has taken over this abandoned building with their own cryptic message to the world."
"I’m always touched by attempts to bring a bit of nature into even the grittiest city, whether it’s a colorful flower box on a faceless apartment block or the image of a tree where real ones are in short supply."
"It is my belief that we are overloaded by negative images, ideas, words, people, and thoughts, daily. But then something as simple as seeing color, a heart, a smile, a rainbow, by seeing people reinforcing positive messages and statements in our
"This is a mural from the people of a small town in Morelos, Mexico, named Tepoztlan where they expressed their stance about the construction of the golf club in the town. They didn't want the hotels or the golf club ruining the town so all t